×
FREE TRIAL Start your 30-day fully featured, multi-user, no-obligation trial instantly!
Call us on: 0117 916 7880
Have a demo
Or take a look at our product videos

EASY, POWERFUL CAD SOFTWARE FOR BUILDERS AND ARCHITECTS!

Builder, developer or designer? Easily draft building plans with automatic 3D models. No CAD training required. Generate quality sketch schemes, architect-quality drawings for planning applications and working drawings to latest standards as well as 3D visualisations. Perfect for domestic construction works; new builds, extensions, conversions and refurbishments. Add BuildingWorks Estimate for instant take-offs and estimates. Subscribe from just £24+VAT a month.

Want to future-proof your business with the best tools?

Fast and easy

Unlike traditional CAD tools BuildingWorks has simple yet intelligent building design tools, preconfigured specifically for construction, to make drawing build plans easy. As you draw your walls, a 3D model is automatically created. No CAD training required.

Huge BIM library

Specify your plan as you draw using real product data from the extensive onboard library of BIM objects. Rich manufacturer data. The platform holds 15,000 materials, approx 5000 rates within 3500 assemblies and over 1000 specifications.

Professional outputs

Amazing construction detailing. The plans are suitable for planning application submissions and building control working drawings. Auto-hatching, auto-sections and cross-sections. Building Regulations notes when combined with BuildingWorks Professional.

Adapt existing drawings

Got existing building plans? Want to make modifications or add the wow factor? Simply import your file (DWG/DXF/PDF’s or JPEGs) or scan and trace paper plans. Then adapt them, and create impressive 3D visualisations and elevations.

Show 3D for the wow-factor

As you draw your walls, a 3D model (textured, solid or wireframe) is automatically created. Get automatic 2D elevations in just one click straight from your plan. Instant, impressive 3D photorealistic models are yours in BuildingWorks Professional.

Easily provide costings too

Optimise your designs with instant cost and energy performance feedback. Swap building products in and out to see how they impact budget or U-value or thermal value. You’ll be able to offer full Bill of Quantities (NRM) too with the Professional QS version.

AT LAST A PRACTICAL CAD SOLUTION FOR CONSTRUCTION

Now you can draft building plans with instant 3D models with BuildingWorks Design. It’s MUCH faster than other popular CAD packages (and much simpler too!). Perfect for all domestic construction works. Got existing building plans? Simply scan and trace to adapt them and create impressive 3D visualisations and elevations. Combine with BuildingWorks Estimate for instant take-offs and fully costed, detailed estimates as you draw every object on your building plan.
  • 1
    SELECT FROM POWERFUL, EASY-TO-USE CONSTRUCTION SPECIFIC DRAWING TOOLS
  • 2
    AUTOMATIC ELEVATIONS AND INSTANT ON-BOARD 3D
  • 3
    ADD IN SECTIONS, CROSS SECTIONS & BUILDING REG NOTES
  • 4
    OPTIONAL UPGRADE FOR PHOTO-REAL IMAGES
  • 5
    NEED INSTANT PROJECT COSTINGS, BOQ AND CLIENT QUOTATIONS?

Powerful, automated building and drafting tools in the software enable you to quickly create quality sketch schemes, build plans, 3D visualisations and working drawings according to latest standards.

BuildingWorks is packed full of simple yet intelligent building design tools, preconfigured specifically for construction, to make drawing build plans easy. Add auto-dimensions and extra construction detail such as quoins and brickwork detailing as well as interior and other exterior symbols.

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

As you draw your walls, a 3D model is automatically created (textured, solid or wireframe). PLUS, create automatic 2D elevations in just one click straight from your plan! Opt for BuildingWorks Professional and produce instant, impressive, 3D photorealistic models. That’s power to you!

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

Superb construction detailing. As standard. Straightforward as it is, you’ll be impressed by the construction detailing. It’s suitable for planning application submissions and building control working drawings. With auto-hatching, auto-sections and cross-sections and automated Building Reg’s notes* production (*when combined with BuildingWorks Estimate) you’ll be able to produce detailed plans with minimal effort.

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

Opt for BuildingWorks Design Professional and produce instant, impressive, business-winning 3D photorealistic models.

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

Want to cost your building plan too? Add BuildingWorks Estimate to your kit and simultaneously get detailed costings and a full schedule of the resources to build the project! It’s the perfect solution for builders, trade & QS’s. Estimate the build costs of domestic building work linked to updated building material prices. Upgrade for instant Bills of Quantities (NRM) and customer quotes.

And it’s super data rich. Specify your plan as you draw using real product data from the extensive onboard library. We’re talking thousands of products, each one rich in information. Rate after rate after rate. You can swap elements in and out and BuildingWorks will show you the impact on cost and performance in an instant. Rich? This is absolute gold.

It can also help you manage costs by keeping you on top of price inflation, detailed materials schedules which give you more power to bargain with suppliers over materials and keep a tight handle on cashflow.

Check out Design & Estimate

1

SELECT FROM POWERFUL, EASY-TO-USE CONSTRUCTION SPECIFIC DRAWING TOOLS

Powerful, automated building and drafting tools in the software enable you to quickly create quality sketch schemes, build plans, 3D visualisations and working drawings according to latest standards.

BuildingWorks is packed full of simple yet intelligent building design tools, preconfigured specifically for construction, to make drawing build plans easy. Add auto-dimensions and extra construction detail such as quoins and brickwork detailing as well as interior and other exterior symbols.

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

2

AUTOMATIC ELEVATIONS AND INSTANT ON-BOARD 3D

As you draw your walls, a 3D model is automatically created (textured, solid or wireframe). PLUS, create automatic 2D elevations in just one click straight from your plan! Opt for BuildingWorks Professional and produce instant, impressive, 3D photorealistic models. That’s power to you!

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

3

ADD IN SECTIONS, CROSS SECTIONS & BUILDING REG NOTES

Superb construction detailing. As standard. Straightforward as it is, you’ll be impressed by the construction detailing. It’s suitable for planning application submissions and building control working drawings. With auto-hatching, auto-sections and cross-sections and automated Building Reg’s notes* production (*when combined with BuildingWorks Estimate) you’ll be able to produce detailed plans with minimal effort.

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

4

OPTIONAL UPGRADE FOR PHOTO-REAL IMAGES

Opt for BuildingWorks Design Professional and produce instant, impressive, business-winning 3D photorealistic models.

CHECK OUT THE GALLERY

5

NEED INSTANT PROJECT COSTINGS, BOQ AND CLIENT QUOTATIONS?

Want to cost your building plan too? Add BuildingWorks Estimate to your kit and simultaneously get detailed costings and a full schedule of the resources to build the project! It’s the perfect solution for builders, trade & QS’s. Estimate the build costs of domestic building work linked to updated building material prices. Upgrade for instant Bills of Quantities (NRM) and customer quotes.

And it’s super data rich. Specify your plan as you draw using real product data from the extensive onboard library. We’re talking thousands of products, each one rich in information. Rate after rate after rate. You can swap elements in and out and BuildingWorks will show you the impact on cost and performance in an instant. Rich? This is absolute gold.

It can also help you manage costs by keeping you on top of price inflation, detailed materials schedules which give you more power to bargain with suppliers over materials and keep a tight handle on cashflow.

Check out Design & Estimate

Or take a look at our product videos

WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY.

“Without doubt BuildingWorks makes getting to the cost much quicker, and gives me confidence that what I’m providing is correct. And I should add, it’s making my fee a more realistic one!

David Owen, David Owen Associates

“It’s fantastic. It’s working really well for us"

Ian Bateman, Black & White Builders Ltd

“A very good package and very easy to use.”

Joe Dixon, JD Joinery and Building Services Ltd

PRICING

Our best prices are reserved for when you pre-pay for your subscription by Debit or Credit Card - it's up to 27% cheaper! You can opt for either a 12-month or 24-month prepaid contract (which is more cost-effective). Or you can pay on a monthly basis via Direct Debit - either a 12 month or 24-month contract (again cheaper). If you need any help just call us on 0117 916 7880.

Design

Draft plans for residential buildings inc. houses, extensions, renovations, lofts, service & room layouts | Software updates | Dedicated Support Team Champions 9-5 Mon-Fri via phone, instant chat, email and remote login | Online Help Desk with video tutorials and more!

Compare Features System Requirements
£576.00+VAT Pre-pay 24 months contract (Equivalent to £24+VAT per month)
£28.80/user/month +VAT 24 monthly direct debit payments
Design Professional

As well as all the features of the Design Module - also: 3D Photo Realistic Rendering – Artisan | Automatic production of building regulation notes for placement on working drawings



Compare Features System Requirements
£696+VAT Pre-pay 24 months contract (Equivalent to £29+VAT per month)
£34.80/user/month +VAT 24 monthly direct debit payments
Design & Estimate Professional

Combine the Design Professional and Estimate Professional modules for a ground-breaking result | As you draw new plans or trace existing drawings, the software automatically estimates the project costs instantly - in detail.


Compare Features System Requirements
£1392+VAT Pre-pay 24 months contract (Equivalent to £58+VAT per month)
£69.60/user/month +VAT 24 monthly direct debit payments

Our amazing support team is here to help you.

Join the HBXL family and Tom, Shannyn and Joe will be ready and waiting to point you in the right direction, answer questions - by phone, email or live chat.
Or take a look at our product videos

We know the software is great and our team is
amazing, and clearly so do the award panels.

Housebuilder Product Awards
Corporate Vision Technology Innovator Awards
Innovation & Excellence
GBEA

THE LATEST News and events FROM
BuildingWorks.